What Happened on June 6, 1992

Historical Events

  • 124th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard AP Indy wins in 2:26
  • America West Arena opens in Phoenix, Arizona; home court of NBA Phoenix Suns
  • Ben Vereen suffers head and leg injuries when hit by a vehicle while walking along a dark stretch of highway in Malibu, California; Vereen had earlier fallen asleep while driving and hit a tree, record producer David Foster was behind the wheel of vehicle that hit Vereen [1]

French Open Women's Tennis

French Open Women's Tennis: Yugoslavian star Monica Seles retains title; outlasts Steffi Graf of Germany 6-2, 3-6, 10-8

Eddie Murray Sets Record

NY Mets first baseman Eddie Murray records his 1,510th run batted in during 15-1 thrashing of Pittsburgh Pirates to pass Mickey Mantle as all-time RBI leader among MLB switch-hitters

  • WLAF World Bowl 2, Olympic Stadium, Montreal: Sacramento Surge beats Orlando Thunder, 21-17
1992 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierce Fulton, American electronic dance music DJ and record producer ("Runaway"; "Better Places"), born in Vermont (d. 2021)
Born in 1992

Famous Weddings

  • "The Montel Williams Show" talk show host Montel Williams (35) weds burlesque dancer Grace Morley

David Bowie

British rock star David Bowie (45) weds Somali supermodel Iman (37), this time in a formal ceremony at St. James Episcopal Church in Florence, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Larry Riley, American actor (Soldier Story, Knots Landing), dies of AIDS at 39
  • Manfred Stengl, Austrian luger (Olympic gold men's doubles 1964), dies in a motorcycle accident at 46

About June 6, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Jump - Kris Kross
  • UK #1 Song: Please Don't Go/Game Boy - K.W.S.